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Hippocampal structural plasticity accompanies the resulting contextual fear memory following stress and fear conditioning
(Cold Spring Harbor Lab Press, 2013-10)
The present research investigated the resulting contextual fear memory and structural plasticity changes in the dorsal hippocampus (DH) following stress and fear conditioning. This combination enhanced fear retention and ...
What ethologically based models have taught us about the neural systems underlying fear and anxiety
(Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 2012)
Classical Pavlovian fear conditioning to painful stimuli has provided the generally accepted view of a core system centered in the central amygdala to organize fear responses. Ethologically based models using other sources ...
Fear, excitement, and financial risk-taking
(Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2015-01-02)
Can fear trigger risk-taking? In this paper, we assess whether fear can be reinterpreted as a state of excitement as a result of contextual cues and promote, rather than discourage, risk-taking. In a laboratory experiment, ...
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Psychometric Properties of a Spanish Version of the Fear of COVID-19 Scale in General Population of Lima, Peru
The current pandemic of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has increased the anxiety and fear experienced by many. The main objective of this study was to analyze the psychometric properties of the Spanish-translated version ...
Preventing Return of Fear in an Animal Model of Anxiety: Additive Effects of Massive Extinction and Extinction in Multiple Contexts
(Behavior Therapy 44 (2013) 249–261, 2013)
Fear conditioning and experimental extinction have been presented as models of anxiety disorders and exposure therapy, respectively. Moreover, the return of fear serves as a model of relapse after exposure therapy. Here ...
Chapter 6 Textures of urban fears : The affective geopolitics of the ‘oriental rug’
We will discuss in detail the two exhibitions and their vicissitudes in the paragraphs to come, focusing on the emotional public reactions they both evoked, albeit to different degrees.
A role for the interoceptive insular cortex in the consolidation of learned fear
(Elsevier B.V., 2016)
A growing body of evidence suggests that learned fear may be related to the function of the interoceptive insular cortex. Using an auditory fear conditioning paradigm in rats, we show that the inactivation of the posterior ...